We wanted to take a minute to update you on things from this side of the mic, and brag about our friends in our Facebook private group who have started some really fun group projects. You can join us in The History Chicks Lounge, and join our Book Club on Goodreads!
We’ll be back in a couple weeks with the story of a woman we really want you to know!
End song, Curious Women by John Williams used with permission from iLicense
The 108th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is happening the week we posted this in 2020, during a worldwide pandemic…what a better time to talk about a maritime disaster, right? Wait, come back! It’s inspirational! Margaret “Molly” Brown was brave and smart and kept her wits about her as the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank in 1912. After our discussion of Margaret, come with us on a Field Trip to the Titanic traveling exhibit. it’s like you’re with us!
New York American 1909
Mary Mallon was a hardworking Irish immigrant in early 1900s New York City. She was strong, determined, and a good cook with both an extraordinary cussing vocabulary and a high concentration of Salmonella typhi in her digestive tract. Because of the latter, which she refused to accept and couldn’t, or wouldn’t, control the spread of, she was imprisoned for the latter portion of her life.